Yahoo case shows we need better solutions to the global data breach problem
Even in the absence of laws requiring swift disclosure of breaches, government agencies can do more to protect internet users.
Can you hear me now? Verizon’s opportunity to stand for global users
Acquiring Yahoo! raises challenges and opportunities for Verizon.
Ranking Digital Rights: Companies ranked on privacy and free expression respond
Twelve out of the 16 companies in Ranking Digital Rights’ 2015 Corporate Accountability Index have now publicly responded. Here are the results.
Access welcomes internet companies announcement in fight for surveillance reform
This morning eight major internet companies — AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo! — issued a broad and powerful call for surveillance reform. The joint statement represents the strongest stance yet by U.S. internet companies on government surveillance and has the potential to shift the debate in Washington.
NSA hacks internet company data centers
The NSA is eavesdropping on the private cables running between the Google and Yahoo data centers where all user data is held. Under a program codenamed MUSCULAR the NSA is going right in, without permission from the companies or the courts.
Yahoo! bolsters privacy with global HTTPS support
Access is encouraged that Yahoo! now supports HTTPS globally for its mail and messaging services, an important and overdue step for the security and privacy of its users.